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Old 5th July 2018, 12:22 AM
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If reshippers weren't required to collect GST on the items they purchase for you then every e-tailer with a brain would just open up front end sites for you to order from so you could order from them indirectly and they wouldn't have to collect any GST beyond what they'd need from the shipping and handling fees
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Old 5th July 2018, 12:41 AM
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well, darn, looks like my japanese imports may have to hit the curb for a bit until a close friend flies over there

sorry aus gov, you can have my hlj pre-orders but not my japanese nick nacks, already paying out the nose from forwarding services as it is now im gonna have to run rings around them too
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Old 9th July 2018, 09:41 PM
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If reshippers weren't required to collect GST on the items they purchase for you then every e-tailer with a brain would just open up front end sites for you to order from so you could order from them indirectly and they wouldn't have to collect any GST beyond what they'd need from the shipping and handling fees
Yes that's the general idea. Sounds good to me
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Old 10th July 2018, 03:57 PM
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Randomly ordered something from Mandarake (non-transformer FWIW), and they just marked the package as a gift.
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I just got charged 60c GST on a $6 purchase on eBay (non TF) so goes to show its started
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Randomly ordered something from Mandarake (non-transformer FWIW), and they just marked the package as a gift.
And my cheap mp11sw came in no hassles, maybe we should keep this on the down low
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Old 18th July 2018, 09:24 PM
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Had another order from Amiami. Looks like they switched to only charging GST to the items itself, not postage.
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